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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/jesse-boykins-iii-love-apparatus-cover.jpg"></a>Words By <a href="http://twitter.com/drhiphop85" target="_blank">DrHipHop85</a> Jesse Boykins III’s aptitude in the realm of crafting soulful, thoughtful, and heartfelt music is akin to watching early Aughts Kobe score 40+ in a game or The Rock control an audience.
The New Jersey-born rapper shares his new song, "Homie.Lover.Friend."
After opening ears with his cover of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/07/jesse-boykins-iii-doing-it-wrong-drake-cover">Drake's "Doing It Wrong,"</a> Jesse Boykins III releases his latest EP, P.
Now, Jessie Boykins III's name and voice won't always ring bells but that's not his fault.
A few short weeks ago, I was lamenting the idea that both <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">Jesse Boykins III</a> and Theophilus London <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/09/download-theophilus-london-and-jesse-boykins-iii-paris96-mixtape">go unnoticed</a> to most music fans.
Too often, blogging becomes a narcissitic endeavor where one person pushes their likes on a larger audience.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">JBIII</a> adds his complimentary touches to <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jhene-aiko">Jhene's</a> "Stranger" and he does so well that I almost included his picture as the focal point of the post.
Play <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">Jesse's</a> latest one after dark or while you're chilling inside trying to beat the heat.
So far, everything about The Great Debater has been excellent.
During the process of familiarizing myself with Oakland's own Mara Hruby, one of the standout tracks I've seen others rave about was her cover of Mos Def's "The Panties.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=181378"> Not that I know much of anything about <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/mara-hruby">Mara Hruby</a> because the fact is I know nil.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/download-melo-x-more-merch"> When it comes to conquering the male species, they say a pretty girl is our weakness and the stomach is the key. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/melo-x">Melo-Xtra</a> decided to go the two bird route and mix both connotations in his big 'ass bowl of gumbo to create a harmonious dish.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/download-melo-x-more-merch"> Yeah, the song's co-stars only appear in the theoretical sense (read: the sample), but let us dismiss all thoughts of a Beatle and Bella for a second. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/melo-x">Melo-X</a> successfully taps into the harvest grove of love by puppeteering R&B to carry out his Hip-Hop deeds.
<a href="http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/melo-x-more-merch/"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/melo-x">Melo-X</a> strives to be a producer's producer and you have to respect that type of creative drive, no matter how familiar you are with his work.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/vashties-birthday-party-santos"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">Jesse Boykins III</a> simply does not get enough credit.
<a href="http://www.vashtie.com/blog/2010/05/02/life-vashties-birthday-party-theophilus-london-mixtape-release-recapped/"> VA$HTIE's birthday was one day last week so happy belated to her. To cap it off, there was a party @ Santos in honor of the birthday girl and I think it doubled as a released party for Theophilus' <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/04/download-theophilus-london-i-want-you-mixtape">I Want You</a> mixtape.
<a href="http://theophiluslondon.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/accept-the-new/"> In the morning equivalent of being allowed to indulge in French toast and a big bowl of sugary sweet cereal, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/theophilus-london">Theophilus</a> serves up "Accept The New.
"You survived another Friday on some Ice Cube shit, get some rum and get some Coke, let the ice cubes hit.
<a href="http://www.myspace.com/basicvocab">Basic Vocab</a> serve notice that their second LP A Better Way could be a 2010 sleeper, with lead single “Shine Like a Star.